HVRHS students sign on to Irish artist’s project

PATRICK DUNNING Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Irish artist Patrick Dunning brought “The Signature Project” to Housatonic Valley Regional High School Friday, March 23.

Downing, who combines biography, storytelling, artistic vision and comedy in his multi-media presentation, is 20 years into the project — a mural 76 feet long and 36 feet high, depicting a stylized sun in the center and the earth, moon, stars, the galaxy and birds around it.

What is truly unusual about the project is that the basic building blocks are signatures — thousands of them, in different colors.

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